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Perry Farrell: Making Pop to Celebrate a Better Apocalypse

Glenn O'Brien, L'Uomo Vogue, 2001

PERRY FARRELL named himself. Born Peretz Bernstein in Queens, New York, he moved to Miami during high school, liked the sun and the surf and moved to Los Angeles in the early '80s. There he had a look at what was going on around in the capital of the artificial, and he changed his named to Perry Farrell which had its roots in the word "peripheral" as in: on the edge. That would be Perry from then on. An inhabitant of the edge. He joined the world of rock and roll and it was good.

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